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Reviewing products sometimes requires a thick brogue

There is so much personal feel that goes into a fly rod that a single review of its performance could be wildly off for another. [...]

April 25, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Product Review: RIO hits a bullseye with Kahuna LT

RIO's Kahuna LT strike indicator has a slick design, floats like a cork and is durable and easy to see. [...]

April 12, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Choosing a fly rod: standards and specs

Fast, ultra-fast, medium-fast, and moderate are indicators, but how does an "ethereal" term describe a product’s overall characteristics? [...]

January 29, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Orvis’ #50/50 On The Water: Kara Armano

Fly fishing is male-dominated, but women are the fastest growing demographic, ever. In some western states 34% of the fly fishing population. [...]

January 15, 2019 RECENT, Slide

Sage’s SPECTRUM C Fly Reel – affordable and formidable

In this case, the SPECTRUM C represents the entry level of sealed drag, saltwater ready reels from Sage. [...]

January 10, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Gear, Gear Review, Review, Slide

Review: Redington’s Grande Reel

The Grande performed extremely well and would be a wise choice for anglers looking to get into a great large arbor, sealed drag reel without breaking the bank. [...]

October 25, 2018 Gear, Gear Review, RECENT, Review, Slide

Big company fiberglass fly rods: What do they really offer?

Fiberglass fly rods are carefully constructed by craftspeople who scrutinize, touch, feel, measure, cut, apply coatings and bonding adhesives, test, and wrap each product. [...]

July 25, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Industry News: RIO Products Launches Flies 

RIO Products’ Simon Gawesworth, Far Bank Enterprises (Sage, RIO, Redington) didn’t move into the “Flies” business on a two beer whim. They mean it. [...]

July 10, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Industry Shouts & Murmurs: June 15 – June 21, 2018

Catch this past weeks summary of news items that affect the preservation of the outdoors, public lands, and fly fishing's latest happenings. [...]

June 22, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Industry News: International Fly Fishing Fair & FishFest

A strong attendance at last year's Fair and FishFest hints the same popularity for this year's Fly Fishing Fair & FishFest in angling waters surrounded Boise, ID [...]

May 23, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Industry News, Slide